Weymouth: Flood Volunteering

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May 17th, 2022 6:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
This webinar is for current flood volunteers/wardens and those interested in flood volunteering in Weymouth, delivered in partnership with Dorset Council and Weymouth Town Council as part of the BRIC Project. It will introduce and explore the role of a flood volunteer before, during and after a flood event.


This module provides an introduction to flooding, starting with a look at the causes, the different types of flooding, and flood risk communication. It then goes on to explore the role of volunteers in assisting the community to prepare for, respond to and recover from, flood events. This session also covers flood risk awareness, including safety around flood water and how to keep yourself and those around you from coming to any harm. 

Throughout the webinar we will be referring to the two training handbooks on which this sessions is based. You can download and read Flood Volunteer Part 1 and Flood Volunteer Part 2 from our hub. If you are not currently a member, you will be prompted to register - it's free to join! For any questions regarding the hub, please get in touch. 


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Groundwork South manages and runs the Communities Prepared programme. As both ‘Data Controller’ and ‘Data Processor’, Groundwork South safely collects and processes the data you provide upon registration. The data you provide in registering for this event will be shared securely for the purpose of legitimate interest with the following partner organisations:

  • The Environment Agency
  • Dorset Council (BRIC project)
  • ERS Ltd (the independent evaluator for the Communities Prepared programme. This is for monitoring and evaluation purposes to improve community volunteer engagement and training across the UK)

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May 17th, 2022 6:00 PM   through   8:00 PM

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